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Take control of your professional development and the impact you can have at your organization. You have the choice to deep dive into your specialty or diversify your knowledge base by attending a session outside of your field of practice. Click on the times under each date to view each sessions available during that time period. 


Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Additional educational workshops available.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. | 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. | 10:35 - 11:35 a.m.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Aligning Your Association to Future-Proof Membership
Whether it is changes in the state economy, generational shifts in the workplace, or a disruption within an industry, our associations will face membership challenges over the next decade. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Michael Moss, CAE, President, Society for College and University Planning
CAE Domain 3 | CMP Domain A
Room/Location: Meadows
 
Building Your Association’s Foundation and Standards of Excellence
To separate yourself in today’s competitive marketplace, you need to first create a positive culture and a mindset. Think of it as the “foundation" of your organization. If the foundation isn't solid, nothing else can be built upon it...meaning creating loyal and engaged customers and employees. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Bob PacanovskyPresident, The Black Tie Experience
CAE Domain 3 | CMP Domain A
Room/Location: Stone Theater
Network Like a Pro
During this fast paced, highly interactive session, participants will walk away with some actionable techniques on how to take all of the new contacts they made at the conference, into the viable business connections they need afterwards. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Brian Hilliard, Speaker & Author, BrianHilliard.com
CAE Domain 9 | CMP Domain G
Room/Location: Glens 2 & 3

Sponsorship Programming
Using client examples, this session will provide an overview of IEG’s philosophy on how to best build turnkey partnership strategies that increase value for partnering brands, enhance the experience for the event’s guests, and build sustainable revenue for your organization. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Tom Perry, Director of Business Development, IEG
CAE Domain 4 | CMP Domain G
Room/Location: Prairies 4 & 5

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

How the Right Guiding Statements Can Make Your Job Easier
In your day-to-day grind, it is easy to lose track of the big picture, including what your association is supposed to be doing and who is supposed to be doing it. In this session you will take a critical look at your vision and mission and how your board of directors is supporting them (or not).  Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Dana Saal, CAE, CMP, Consultant, Saal Meeting Consulting
CAE Domain 5 | CMP Domain E
Room/Location: Prairies 4 & 5

Impact Points: Becoming a Member in Your Association
This interactive member experience seminar takes a deep dive into how these “impact points” affect the way people see your organization and your people. And to do this, we need to “become” our members or prospects. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Bob Pacanovsky, President, The Black Tie Experience
CAE Domain 3 | CMP Domain F
Room/Location: Stone Theater

Stop Selling & Start Serving: How to Skyrocket Your Sales by Fostering Loyal Client Relationships
It’s no secret that people want to do work with folks they know, like, and trust. Nowadays, clients can easily complete most of the buying process without ever connecting with a sales person. Continue reading.

 Speakers 
Amelia "Mimi" Brown, Award Winning Speaker, AmpUp Success!
CAE Domain 9 | CMP Domain I
Room/Location: Meadows

How to Overachieve Without Over-Committing
During this fast paced, highly interactive session, participants will walk away with a fresh new perspective on how to get stuff done with less time, while also being equipped with the strategic capacity and tools to implement these “tweaks” into their regular day-to-day lives. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Brian Hilliard, Speaker & Author, BrianHilliard.com
CAE Domain 6 | CMP Domain E
Room/Location: Glens 2 & 3


3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 


Transforming Your Members into Brand Ambassadors
Just think if you had 4 new prospects for every one member? Impossible? No. Easy to accomplish? Yes… with the right tools and techniques. Continue reading.

 Speaker
Bob Pacanovsky, President, The Black Tie Experience
CAE Domain 9 | CMP Domain I
Room/Location: Stone Theater

The Hidden Power of Your Annual Convention
In this session we will explore the ways a convention is a vehicle for furthering the association mission and how to design it to be an effective tool for that purpose, as well as an appealing event for your stakeholders. Each participant should bring their convention agenda and their association’s current vision and mission statements or the purpose for its existence as written in its articles of incorporation. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Dana Saal, CAE, CMPConsultant, Saal Meeting Consulting
CAE Domain 4 | CMP Domain G
Room/Location: Prairies 4 & 5

The Good, the Bad, and…the Truth: Our Journey into Online Learning
Join us for an interactive session as we walk through our association’s online learning journey from strategic planning goal to member experience. You’ll leave with tips and strategies we wish we would have known. Continue reading.

 Speakers 
Jason Marentette, Chief Information Officer, Michigan Association of School Boards 
MacKenzie Feldpausch, Learning Manager, Michigan Association of School Boards

CAE Domain 4 | CMP Domain B
Room/Location: Glens 2 & 3


Thursday, July 16, 2020
8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. 

Workshop: Transitioning Your Board to a Strategic Thinking Entity: 25 Practical Tips and a Roadmap-Part 1
This session explores why boards aren’t strategic thinking entities and presents 25 tangible ideas that can be implemented to transition a board into a strategic thinking body. Participants will learn how everything from board selection to culture to board meeting design and management plays a role. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Robert Nelson, CAE, President, Nelson Strategic Consulting
CAE Domain 2 | CMP Domain F
Room/Location: Meadows
How to Own Your Success: OWN YOUR STORY
In this session, we invite participants to honor all their defining moments…the good…the bad and the not so pretty…in a way that builds confidence and supports career success.  Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Jodi Wehling, Owner and Managing Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
Bernadette Johnson, CPT, Human Resources Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
CAE Domain 5 | CMP Domain E
Room/Location: Glens 1

9:15 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.


Workshop: Transitioning Your Board to a Strategic Thinking Entity: 25 Practical Tips and a Roadmap-Part 2
This session explores why boards aren’t strategic thinking entities and presents 25 tangible ideas that can be implemented to transition a board into a strategic thinking body. Participants will learn how everything from board selection to culture to board meeting design and management plays a role. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Robert Nelson, CAE, President, Nelson Strategic Consulting
CAE Domain 2 | CMP Domain f
Room/Location: Meadows
Medical Meetings-The RX for Success
This session will explore healthcare meetings from a variety of perspectives in order to increase your understanding of the issues and concerns regarding regulated healthcare meetings for planners and suppliers. Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Jennifer Dickie, CAE, CMP, Vice President, Events, Association Manager
Alice Betz, Executive Director, American College of Cardiology-Michigan Chapter
CAE Domain 4 | CMP Domain G
Room/Location: Glens 2 & 3
How to Own Your Success: OWN YOUR POWER
In this interactive session, we will explore how to own your power versus leaving it to chance. When we own our power, we can stand confidently in it, grounded in our essence and knowing we have something of value to bring to our organizations.  Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Jodi Wehling, Owner and Managing Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
Bernadette Johnson, CPT, Human Resources Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
CAE Domain 5 | CMP Domain E
Room/Location: Glens 1

 

10:35 - 11:35 a.m.

 

Workshop: Transitioning Your Board to a Strategic Thinking Entity: 25 Practical Tips and a Roadmap-Part 3
This session will explore healthcare meetings from a variety of perspectives in order to increase your understanding of the issues and concerns regarding regulated healthcare meetings for planners and suppliers. 
Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Robert Nelson, CAE, President, Nelson Strategic Consulting
CAE Domain 2 | CMP Domain F
How to Own Your Success: OWN YOUR PRESENCE
In this interactive session, we will explore how to own your presence versus leaving it to chance. Owning our presence is all about how we decide to show up…every day. How do we behave so our 99-year old selves warmly smile, and our 8-year-old selves would gaze up in awe?  Continue reading.

 Speaker 
Jodi Wehling, Owner and Managing Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
Bernadette Johnson, CPT, Human Resources Consultant, People Matters, LLC.
CAE Domain 5 | CMP Domain E
Room/Location: Glens 1

 

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